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Artis Gilimore is the best player who ever played center for the Chicago Bulls, but he is not the best player for this team.
Gilmore was an unbelievably strong and steady force on the basketball court, but no one would ever confuse him with being an athletic player that could run with the likes of Rose, Pippen and Jordan.
His steady, methodical, and frankly, humble way of dominating would work with many casts of All-Stars, but not this one. He would slow the team down and frustrate what would be a ridiculous transition game.
Noah is the exact opposite. He's not strong or methodical. If anything his biggest weakness is actually weakness. His shot is completely unorthodox and his primary means of scoring is making something out of junk plays.
He also has better athleticism than virtually any center in the league, plays with all the tenacity of Dennis Rodman, and has extraordinary handles and passing ability for a big man.
Apart from all that it would be a beautiful thing to see Noah and Rodman playing together. They could combine for the singe-most annoying big-man tandem in the history of basketball.
Noah is a modern day Rodman in the sense that while he doesn't play dirty, he plays so hard that he might as well play dirty. Both just play/played so hard that it wears down and ultimately annoys the other team.
Both players are tenacious defenders who yield nothing willingly and who vie for every rebound. The pair have a combined total of almost 10 offensive rebounds per game. That is a simply ridiculous number.
The two would play defense that would make other teams pout, and on the offensive side while they don't have a lot of plays run for them, they would still serve to feed the dynamic trio with plenty of opportunities.
Also Considered: Artis Gilmore, Tom Boerwinkle